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A Treasury of Jewish literature from biblical times to today

A Treasury of Jewish literature from biblical times to today

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Published by Holt, Rinehart & Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Jewish literature.,
  • American literature -- Jewish authors.,
  • Jewish literature -- Collections.

  • About the Edition

    An anthology of Jewish literature, both religious and secular, with a brief historical introduction to each section. Includes selections from the Bible, the Talmud, the literature of Zionism, and others.

    Edition Notes

    Statement Gloria Goldreich.
    ContributionsGoldreich, Gloria.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM107 .T77 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p. ;
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4261271M
    ISBN 100030538319
    LC Control Number81006967
    OCLC/WorldCa7737801

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A Treasury of Jewish literature from biblical times to today. [Gloria Goldreich;] -- An anthology of Jewish literature, both religious and secular, with a. Opening with selections from the Hebrew Bible as well as from post-biblical literature, the book explores Jews' shared sense of destiny and evokes the texture of Jewish life from Moses' time through Diaspora communities to modern Israel.5/5(8).

This super page coffee table book documents the history, art and literature of the Jewish Nation from tracts from the Jewish Bible (Tanach) to articles about Israel in the early 's.5/5(8). one of the greatest Hebrew writers of the 20th century and first published inDays of Awe is the long-acknowledged classic companion to the High Holy Days prayer book.

Here in one volume are readings and meditations from the Bible, the Talmud, the Midrash, and the Zohar, to deepen the spiritual experience of the holiest days of the Jewish by: 2.

The quotations contained in this monumental volume consist of aphorisms, maxims, proverbs, and comments of Jewish authorship or on Jewish themes. Here is a rich treasury compiled from over 2, years of Jewish writingsDfrom the Talmud, the Mishnah, the Zohar, and the Bible, through excerpts from Rashi, Maimonides, the Baal Shem Tov, as well as Spinoza, Disraeli.

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Hardcover $Reviews: 5. Biblical literature - Biblical literature - Intertestamental literature: A vast amount of Jewish literature written in the intertestamental period (mainly 2nd and 1st centuries bce) and from the 1st and 2nd centuries ce was preserved, for the most part, through various Christian churches.

A part of this literature is today commonly called the Apocrypha (Hidden; hence, secret books. A unique feature of our new guide book to the Temple Mount are two plans, one of the present-day Temple Mount and a corresponding map of the area in the first century, on which all the New Testament links are indicated.

Comparing these two plans allows the visitor (or armchair traveler) to follow in the footsteps of Jesus and his disciples around the Temple. Most ancient sanctuaries had a treasury attached to them. The opisthodomos served as the treasury for the Parthenon at Athens.

The OT makes frequent reference to the אֹצְרֹ֖ות בֵּ֥ית יְהוָֽה, treasures of the house of the Lord. The location of the treasury in the Temple. The land from where Abraham came, ancient Mesopotamia, has to be regarded as the cradle of letter-writing.

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Judaism - Judaism - Biblical Judaism (20th–4th century bce): The Bible depicts the family of the Hebrew patriarchs—Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (all early 2nd millennium bce)—as having its chief seat in the northern Mesopotamian town of Harran, which then belonged to the Hurrian kingdom of Mitanni.

From there Abraham, the founder of the Hebrew people, is said to have. Jewish Literature in New Testament Times (Bible History Online)Jewish Literature in New Testament Times John "Jesus answered them, "Is it not written in your law." Rabbinical Literature in Second Temple Jerusalem.

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publications. The work’s historicity is suspect because of numerous historical and chronological errors. Some scholars have suggested that the existence of similar accounts in the Bible (e.g., Jael in the Book of Judges) and in the interpretive stories of the Midrash point to an early, common source (perhaps from the 6th century bce) nowhowever, view the story as sheer fiction.

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The Temple Treasury Charitable Donations at the Women's Court. The inner area of the Temple contained three courts.

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During the time of Jesus in first century Israel, there were tax collectors and publicans who could walk up to a man and tax him for what he was carrying, and much more. These tax collectors were hated and despised because they were usually fellow Jews who worked for Rome.

There were many taxes needed from the provinces to administrate the Roman Empire.Psalms, book of the Old Testament composed of sacred songs, or of sacred poems meant to be sung. In the Hebrew Bible, Psalms begins the third and last section of the biblical canon, known as the Writings.

The psalms have also had a profound effect on .More than three hundred texts. selected from the vast storehouse of Jewish literature from ancient to modern times, are arranged to follow the order of the synagogue service for the High Holy Days.